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Best of Arezzo
In a list of the best things to see in Arezzo we cannot forget to mention: Piazza Grande and the Logge Vasari, the frescoes of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca, San Domenico and the Crucifix by Cimabue, the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Donato, the Romanesque parish church of Santa Maria, the Vasari House and the Medicean Fortress.
Although Barga is not one of the best known destinations in Tuscany, it should be! The town itself has a very attractive medieval centre and there are several sites of interest here including the hill top cathedral.
Campanile di Giotto Italiansrus.com
The bell tower of Santa Maria del Fiore is one of the finest examples of Florentine Gothic architecture. The design of the tower was done by master artist Giotto di Bondone and construction of the Campanile began in 1334.
The Castles of Tuscany
Find photos, plans and learn the history of the Medieval castles, fortresses, watch-towers and town walls located throughout this enchanted land.
Il Colosso dell'Appennino (The Apennine Colossus) Italiansrus.com
If you are in Florence and looking for something that is off the beaten path you may want to travel about 12km (7.5 miles) north of the city and visit the Villa Demidoff, which contains remains of the Villa Medici di Pratolino. Together with other villas of the Medici family the Parco Pratolino was selected as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is one of the largest parks in Tuscany and is home to the Colosso dell'Appennino.
Antonio & Dante visit Michelangelo' David, which is consider to be one of the greatest masterpieces of the Renaissance.
This includes 10 different buildings located in Florence. Each contains information on who designed it, when it was built, bulding type, etc. All but one includes a photos of the structure.
Florence Art Guide
Explore the monuments, historic periods, artists and art works that have made Florence such a wonderful city.
Leaning Tower of Pisa Italiansrus.com
Antonio & Dante's adventures takes them to the city of Pisa and this incredible monument.
Lucca is famous all over the world for its city walls, entirely intact. The walls were built as a deterrent against possible attacks from Florence, in a period going from 1504 and 1645 and their integrity is bound to the fact that they were never used to defend from enemies attacks.
Monument of the Four Moors
The Monument of the Four Moors is surely a symbol of the city of Livorno. At the centre of the work is a marble statue depicting Grand Duke Ferdinand I, but itís the bronze prisoners at his feet that best characterize the sculpture.
Monuments in Tuscany
No matter where you travel in the region of Tuscany you will encounter some amazing monuments and statutes.
Some of the sights to see in this town include the Palazzo Moroni, Chiesa di S.Martino and the Fonte del Marzocco.
Siena, with its uniquely preserved medieval architecture, satisfies every art lover and many others as well. The following are a few of the sights that are worth spending time visiting.
Volterra Palaces & Monuments
Volterra is a medieval hilltop town in the province of Pisa that dates back to the Etruscan era.
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